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Albert William DARK

Regimental number1157
Place of birthMirranatwa, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressVictoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mary Jane Dark, Mirranatwa via Dunkeld, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 26 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 44), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur John and Mary Jane DARK, Mirranatwa, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 861 Pte Frederick Charles DARK, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917; 3069 Pte George Henry DARK, 53rd Bn, killed in action, 4 December 1916.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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